A Broader Perspective
Although our school is unique in its combination of language immersion and Montessori methodology, there is interesting information published in both of these areas. If you would like to expand your knowledge and understanding, please explore some of the options below. If you come across a resource you would like to share, please let us know!
The Montessori Mafia by Peter Sims
The Wall Street Journal
Montessori Builds Innovators by Andrew McAfee
Harvard Business Review
Cognitive Advantages of Second Language Immersion by Francois Grosjean, PhD
Bilingual Patients Fare Better After a Stroke by Ashley Welch
Bringing Up Babel by Robert Lane Greene
October/November 2016; 1843 Magazine
Top 3 Useful Foreign Languages for Business Excludes Spanish by Susanna Kim
ABC News Consumer Report
Quiz: Which foreign language should you learn? by Rick Noack
"Many of those who decided against learning a foreign language might nevertheless regret their decision in the future. Recent studies have shown that the ability to speak languages other than English can boost average wages, and have positive effects on students' brains and cognitive abilities. What doesn't seem "immediately useful" might be highly rewarding later in life."
A couple of videos to give you insights into International Montessori School.
Clip from The TODAY Show (November 23, 2014) sharing the benefits of learning another language
IMS Community Connections
A password-protected website just for current IMS families. This site is where parents find weekly school-wide updates, volunteer opportunities, updates from the IMS Parents Association, blogs from each of the classrooms, and other updates. Current parents should contact the office if they are experiencing issues logging in. Find your classroom blog here.
IMS Parent Portal
This portal is where parents can update their student information, pick up lists, and other pertinent information we must keep on file.